Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

PbS is pleased to announced the winners of the 5th Annual Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The winning facilities came from Indiana, California and North Dakota in 2011. The awards will be presented on Oct. 12 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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*Pictured are winners from the 2011 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award recipients.


Educating Youths in the Juvenile Justice System -
Education is an integral component of programming for youths in the juvenile justice system. The education program can provide youths with bette...
Monday, June 30, 2014
Nome Youth Facility Brings Together a Youth and His Family -
The Nome Youth Facility is located in Northwest Alaska in the town of Nome. The Nome Youth Facility is a 14 bed detention facility operated by t...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Creating Transparency and Trust with PbS Data -
The Greene County Juvenile Detention Center in Missouri is reaching out to families and the community and increasing transparency by using Perfo...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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About PbS

Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


29 Jul

Webinar To Discuss Status Offense System Reform

On July 29, 2014, at 1 p.m. ET, the Vera Institute of Justice will present “Planning and Implementing Status Offense System Change.” This 1-hour...

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13 Aug

Trauma-Informed Care in Juvenile Justice

This webinar will feature an overview of what trauma is and why it matters, the new PbS trauma-related questions and the results. Presenters wi...

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PbS announces the release of a new issue brief, Family-Youth Initiative.